The Maryland Society of Professional Engineers (MDSPE) Potomac Chapter is inviting the AIChE NCS to two events. On Saturday January 14, 2017 11:00 AM a special presentation on the Revitalization of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum at 6th and Independence, SW Washington, D.C. will be given by Rick Flansburg, Deputy Associate Director, Management and Public Programs. The Museum will essentially be rebuilt from floor to ceiling while open for business. The Museum is the most visited Air and Space Museum in the world with about 8 million visitors per year. The attendance to the presentation is limited to 40 people. The presentation will last about 1 hour and will be held in the Education Briefing room in the basement of the Museum. Please RSVP with the names of everyone in your group. This is required by security. Lunch will be on your own. On Saturday January 14, 2017, 1:00 PM, the second event is a special guided tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum at 6th and Independence SW, Washington, D.C. starting at the visitors services center. Please RSVP for the tour, with the number of people in your group, names not required. Families, friends and guests are welcomed. No limit to the number of people attending the tour. Please RSVP to Bruce Cranford, PE, firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 7, 2017. The nearest Metro stop is the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station, Maryland Ave exit, Washington, D.C. http://www.wmata.com/rail/stations.cfm Parking is limited to parking garages in the area.